The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Aug 3: This week, Eamonn sits in for Carl (who returns from his holidays next Monday). On tonight's programme, we'll listen to Cavan artist Eileen Tackney, from her latest CD; a Goldberg Variation (transcribed for strings by Dmitri Sitkovetsky); recent fare from American sax-player Harry Allen (pictured); a Scott Joplin serenade; acoustic Jethro Tull; low-key Louis Armstrong (see BLUE TUNES, below); guitarist Dominic Miller, throwing a few shapes with Satie; a new release by arranger Michael Gibbs that was recorded over a 3-year period (whenever the NDR Big Band had some spare time on its hands); the slow movement of Grieg's A Minor piano concerto (also new: pianist Javier Perianes); and a Danny Elfman melody interpreted by violinist Zach Brock. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 20 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

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    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 23:42
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: When I Look In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Performer(s): L Bricusse
      Duration: 7:03
    • 23:55
      Title: Violin Sonata No.5 "La Stella"
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni
      Duration: 5:09
    • 00:02
      Title: North Circular
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Duration: 1:26
    • 00:28
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:32
      Title: Track 11
      Performer(s): Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David
      Performer(s): Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Motet - Singet Dem Herrn
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:43
      Title: Cutting The Chord
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:48
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:51
      Title: Goodbye
      Performer(s): Shields, Kevin
      Performer(s): Shields, Kevin
      Duration: 2:47

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